I am looking for the parents of Frisby Morris (b. 1783, VA) and/or Mahlon Morris (b. 1790, VA), who I believe might have been from Loudoun County.
Frisby was in Leesburg when he enlisted in the US Dragoons for a five year term in Nov 1808. After he was discharged, he served three months in the Virginia Militia from Frederick County. In 1817 he married Elizabeth Ann "Betsy" Cooley in Frederick County. Frisby settled in Ross County, OH by 1820, where he lived until his death in the 1850s. Frisby was a cooper.
Mahlon Morris was born about 1790 in Virginia. I believe he may have served in the Virginia Militia during the War of 1812--possibly with McCarty's Company from Loudoun County. I know there was another Mahlon Morris in the area at the time who was married to Catherine Gideon--I
do not know which Mahlon served in the militia. "My" Mahlon married Fanny Brown in Frederick County in 1816 before settling in Ross County, Ohio by 1820. Mahlon was a brick maker.
I believe Frisby and Mahlon may have been brothers but cannot prove it. Each of them had children named Frisby, Mahlon, and Samuel.
There is also a Carvil Morris, born about 1808 in Maryland who seems to have some connection with this family as well.
Would love to hear from anyone researching these or potentially related families.